banking and finance

How FinTechs disrupt retail banking and other financial services
How FinTechs disrupts retail banking (and other financial services)

The growing FinTech sector is a hive of innovation that is starting to deliver consumer services which challenge ideas about the role and function of traditional banks and other financial service...

Blog - Mar 2017
Blockchain: every engagement tells a story

Customer onboarding has changed rapidly in recent years. In some areas, providers are creating simple, low cost, intuitive digital experiences that have fuelled the growth of their business and...

Blog - Feb 2017
Alternative finance challenging mainstream lending

Before the concept of alternative finance or peer to peer lending was born, borrowing money off high street banks to start your first business or to grow it was just about one of the only options...

Blog - Jun 2016
Fraud, identity and the emerging Internet of Things

While we're not directly producing IoT “things,” we work with companies and organisations that do, to help them safeguard their customers and themselves from the impact of...

Blog - Jun 2016
Fraud costs UK economy £193 billion a year – equating…

New research shows fraud costs the UK economy £193 billion a year - equating to More than £6,000 lost per second every...

Blog - May 2016
Fraud increases by a fifth in one year

Large payments have been diverted and fraudsters have disappeared with the money. We are also seeing an increase in impersonations of the deceased within mortgage fraud. Fraudsters use the ID of...

Blog - May 2016
How can I find the best bank account for my…

There’s no denying that a bank account is a must, be it for a business, or an individual. Long gone are the days of carrying around a coin purse, the majority of things are paid for by a little...

Blog - May 2016
Car finance – the growth of PCPs

The growth in new car registrations remains fuelled by finance agreements and the dominance in PCP deals suggests that consumers remain content with the concept of financing their use of the vehicle...

Blog - Apr 2016
New regulation to give hope to SMEs rejected by banks…

In March’s Budget 2016, it was announced which three organisations would be the designated finance platforms under the Small and Medium Sized Business (Finance Platforms) Regulations 2015. The...

Blog - Apr 2016
SMEs Under Threat – Data breach and the true cost…

Our third annual data breach preparedness study highlights a real lack of understanding among SMEs when it comes to quantifying the true cost of a data...

Blog - Apr 2016
7 types of funding available to SMEs and trends in…

Whether you’re a start-up or a mature business, at some point in time you’re likely to require finance. But how do you determine which type of finance is right for your business and crucially,...

Blog - Apr 2016
How FinTechs disrupt retail banking and other financial services
The Budget 2016: How does it affect SMEs?

On March 16th 2016, Chancellor George Osborne delivered the Budget to Parliament; below are the key announcements that could impact small and medium-sized...

Blog - Apr 2016